Polestar Precept: From Concept to Car, Episode 4
You can’t be creative without limits.
Both a framework, and a series of barriers to overcome, limits force creative solutions. Thinking outside the box while remaining inside it, so to speak. Something interior designers know better than most.
The interior of a car is a volume defined by the size of the vehicle. In other words, the primary limit for designers, when dealing with the interior, is space. All the technological innovations, the ground-breaking materials, and the comfort and safety enhancing attributes must fit into said space.
Learn just how that’s done in episode 4 of “Polestar Precept: From Concept to Car”, and see all previous episodes, here.
Design Fest Ghent: caramel, corn, and circular creations
When visiting Ghent this spring, one may have caught the smell of caramel, sugar cane, and corn. Especially around Brabantdam 31. Not because the circus was in town, but because of another event. Design Fest Ghent, a new biennial design festival, showcases ground-breaking designs and sustainable innovations. Like the sweet-smelling, circular creation BreaZea.
Minimise the compromises: Polestar Precept becomes Polestar 5
From concept to reality. A process every product goes through, one packed with changes and compromises, the watering down of certain details and the wholesale abandonment of others. As a result, the finished product often barely resembles the original idea, the end result being something halfway between the designer’s ambitions and the production capabilities available.